March Events & April Field Trip

This week has some exciting events for Peirce students and their families.

Wednesday, March 20 is International Day of Happiness! Wear yellow or orange to school!

Thursday, March 21st is Fiesta de Arte from 4:30-7:30pm. See student work, enjoy the crafters’ market, and participate in the silent auction!

The BOGO Book Fair will be held March 21-22. Students who purchase one book, get one free! Additionally, teachers have selected books for their wish lists.

The next Kindergarten field trip will be to the Museum of Science and Industry on Thursday, April 4th. The cost of the trip is $6. Please turn in the permission slip and money at the same time.

There is no school on Friday, April 5th for a school improvement day.

 

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The Great Kindness Challenge

Next week is the Great Kindness Challenge Spirit Week! See below for the fun outfits to wear each day to show your kindness spirit! As a reminder, Q2 ends on Thursday, so there is NO SCHOOL Friday, February 1 for a school improvement day.

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Winter Concert, Holidays Around the World and Pajama Day!

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A few reminders for all of the exciting winter events this week:

The Winter Concert will be held Thursday, December 20th at 9:00am and again at 1:30pm.

Friday, December 21st is Pajama Day! For a $1.00 donation, students can wear their PJs to school. Teachers will collect the donations on Friday morning. The donations will benefit the Red Door Animal Shelter, as chosen by the Student Council.

The Kindergarten team will also be celebrating Holidays Around the World on Friday as part of our “Who We Are” IB PYP Unit. From 8:15-10:30am, the classes will rotate between rooms to participate in holiday activities from around the world. If you are a Level 1 or 2 volunteer and would like to assist with this event, please contact your child’s teacher.

Winter Break runs from December 22nd through January 6th. Classes resume at 8am on Monday, January 7th.

We wish you a very safe and joyful holiday season!

Days Off, Student-Led Conferences, & Book Fair!

First, as a reminder, there is no school on Monday, November 12th, in observance of Veterans’ Day.

We are getting ready for Student-Led Conferences on Wednesday, November 14th, from 11:30-6:30pm! This is a time for your child to showcase his or her learning to you as a more authentic way to see how your child is doing in class than parent-teacher conferences. It is important that your child attends the session with you!

The Kindergarten team has decided that students will visit the Book Fair as a class to preview the items, but they will wait to make purchases until they visit the Book Fair with you either on Conference Day or after school throughout next week. If you have already sent in money with your child, your child’s teacher will return it to you. Please note that tax is charged on purchases, so come prepared!

Picture Day!

picture-dayPicture Day for Kindergarten will be on Wednesday, October 10. Students will receive an order form with picture proofs 1-2 days after getting their pictures taken. You may want to send your child to school with an over-sized shirt to wear on top of picture clothes during breakfast so everyone stays picture perfect!